Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

ISBN-10: 0323113176

ISBN-13: 9780323113175

Edition: 5th 2014

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Designed for shorter programs of 85 hours or fewer, Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 5th Edition provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential to becoming a nursing assistant. With focus on quality of life in the patient/person and self-pride in the nursing assistant this concise text emphasizes the importance of treating residents with respect while providing safe, competent, and efficient care.Delegation Guidelines identify the nursing assistant's specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks.Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes highlight important considerations for providing safe and effective care while promoting patient comfort.Procedures boxes are divided into step-by-step format with instructions for performing each skill, including Quality of Life courtesies, Pre-procedure, Procedure, and Post-Procedure sections to make learning critical skills easier.Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, independence and social interaction, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws, encouraging you to promote pride in the person, family, and yourself.Quality of Life reminders in the procedure boxes reinforce the simple courtesies that should be afforded to all patients, demonstrating how to show respect for the patient as a person.NNAAP in the Procedure Title Bar alerts you to skills that are part of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program.Concise coverage of nursing assistant content that's ideal and easy to use in classes with shorter hour requirements.Detailed illustrations offer step-by-step visual guidelines for performing key procedures.NEW! Focus on Surveys boxes with common survey questions emphasize the nursing assistant's role in providing safe and effective care.NEW! Focus on Practice boxes at the end of each chapter present short case scenarios with questions so you can consider practical applications for providing patient care.NEW! The Person's Rights chapter highlights the importance of understanding and protecting a patient's rights. NEW! Pressure Ulcers chapter familiarizes you with the risk factors of pressure ulcers and the information to identify individuals at risk.NEW! Laminated, pocket-sized reference cards include information on vital signs, measurement conversions, range-of-motion, abbreviations, positioning, and the 24-hour clock for easy access to information critical in providing safe and effective care.NEW! Updated Companion CD has 28 procedures, including 3 new procedures, containing interactive learning exercises, an updated audio glossary, a new Spanish audio glossary, and Body Spectrum (an anatomy and physiology program) providing you with additional tools for independent learning that reinforces textbook content.
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/21/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Introduction to Hospitals and Nursing Centers
The Person's Rights NEW
The Nursing Assistant
Work Ethics
Communicating with the Health Team
Understanding the Person
Body Structure and Function
Caring for the Older Person
Assisting with Safety
Assisting with Fall Prevention
Assisting with Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
Preventing Infection
Body Mechanics
Assisting with Moving and Transferring
Assisting With Comfort
Assisting With Hygiene
Assisting With Grooming
Assisting With Urinary Elimination
Assisting With Bowel Elimination
Assisting With Nutrition and Fluids
Assisting With Assessment
Assisting With Specimens
Assisting With Exercise and Activity
Assisting With Wound Care
Assisting with Pressure Ulcers NEW
Assisting With Oxygen Needs
Assisting With Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Caring for Persons With Common Health Problems
Caring for Persons With Mental Health Problems
Caring for Persons With Confusion and Dementia
Assisting With Emergency Care
Assisting with End-of-Life Care
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